Celestial mechanics

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 339–344 | Cite as

Coordination of minor planet orbital studies: Past, present and future

  • Brian G. Marsden


A brief account is given of the coordination of astrometric observations and orbital studies of minor planets, particularly with regard to the role played in the past by the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut. The current situation is surveyed and thoughts are presented on future requirements.


Current Situation Minor Planet Future Requirement Orbital Study Astrometric Observation 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian G. Marsden
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  1. 1.Harvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsCambridgeU.S.A.

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